Apaches sweep Cedar Valley

TJC's Nico Morgan beats the throw to Cedar Valley's third baseman Barrett Nipp during their game Saturday at Mike Carter Field. (Herb Nygren Jr. | Tyler Morning Telegraph)

The Tyler Junior College baseball team remained unbeaten, sweeping Cedar Valley College in a doubleheader on Saturday at Mike Carter Field.

The Apaches (5-0) won the first game 9-1, while taking the second game, 12-0.

Cedar Valley falls to 0-4.

TJC returns to play today at Richland College. The game, which was rained out on Friday, is scheduled to begin at noon.

On Monday, the Apaches take on Mountain View in two seven-inning games at Mike Carter Field. The first game has a noon start.

Game 1

Three pitchers combined on the four-hitter. Colton Burleson went 4 1-3 innings to get the win. He struck out five and walked two. Kyle Sargent (1 2-3) and Kevin Osborn (1) finished the game.

Jacob Soisson led the Apache offense with three hits, including a double. He had two RBIs.

Nico Moran and Jon McManemin each had two hits, while Ron Reemts, Hunter Sutton, PJ Worthen, Conner Lewis and Estevan Hernandez each had one hit.

Lewis added two RBIs, while Reemts, Sutton, Worthen and Hernandez had one apiece.

Scoring runs for TJC were McManemin (3), Moran (2), Sutton, Trevor Clifton, Hernandez and Soisson.

Ron Marciniak led Cedar Valley with two hits, while Trevor Keele and Barrett Nipp added the other hits.

Game 2

In the second game, Soisson had a triple and three RBIs to pace the Apaches. McManemin added a double, while Hernandez had two hits.

Others adding hits were Moran, Reemts  and Jeremy Christian. Contributing RBIs were Christian (2), Moran, Reemts, Sutton, Blaise Warrick and Hunter Rekieta.

Scoring runs for TJC were Reemts (2), Hernandez (2), Rekieta (2), Moran, McManemin, Sutton, Warrick, Christian and Soisson.

Cody Ellerbee got the win on the mound, throwing five innings and striking out three. He did not walk a batter. Jacob French and Zach Zeilinger each threw an inning. French struck out all three batters he faced, while Zeilinger struck out one.

Stephen Shorkey led Cedar Valley with two hits. Other hits were by Leo Sanchez, Marciniak, Steven Veras, Mason Mullen and Cesar Munoz.

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